TALBOT, WHF: William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography (Studies in British Art)

William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography (Studies in British Art), book coverBrusius, Mirjam; Dean, Katrina; Ramalingam, Chitra. William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography (Studies in British Art). Yale University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780300179347. Unmarked. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31183) $31.00

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Illustrated throughout. Index. References. 308p. Drawing on Talbot’s fascinating letters, diaries, research notebooks, botanical specimens, and photographic prints, distinguished scholars from a range of disciplines, this book uncovers connections between his innovations as a photography pioneer and his broader interests in optics, mathematics, science, and classical studies.

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CARROLL, SB: The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution

Carroll, Sean B. The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution. Norton, 2006. ISBN: 9780393061635. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31078) $12.00

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This book guides the general reader on a tour of the massive DNA record of three billion years of evolution, covering immortal genes, fossil genes, and genes that bear the scars of past battles with horrible diseases.

Unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated in black-and-white. Bibliography. Index. 301p.

 

NABOKOV, V: Fine Lines: Vladimir Nabokov’s Scientific Art

Blackwell, Stephen H.; Johnson, Kurt (Editors). Fine Lines: Vladimir Nabokov’s Scientific Art. Yale University Press, 2016. Unmarked. Closed tear on jacket at spine. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31034) $25.00

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The first full appraisal of Vladimir Nabokov’s long-neglected contributions as a scientist. He created well over 1,000 technical illustrations of the anatomical structures of butterflies, seeking to understand the evolutionary diversity of small butterflies called Blues.

Illustrated in color and black-and-white. 318p. Measures 8.5×10.5 inches.